As A Former Mentee, Here’s How I Pass It On

Editor’s Note: January is National Mentoring Month! To celebrate, we’ve partnered with Cricket Media to share stories about the positive impact mentoring — especially eMentoring — can have on young people’s lives. Guest post by Dr. Gail D. Brady, principal, Sugarland Elementary School Along with my eight brothers and sisters, I grew up in a […]

Cricket and BookNook Team Up to Support Schools

New Partnership Will Help Tens of Thousands of Students Improve Reading Achievement through Blended Learning MCLEAN, VA. (PRWEB) DECEMBER 19, 2017. In response to the growing demand from schools and nonprofits for interactive tools to accompany digital text, Cricket Media today announced a new partnership with BookNook Inc., an instructional innovator recently named by CB Insights […]

eMentoring Program Brings Professionals into Lives of Kids In Need

by Robin White Goode | November 4, 2017  Cricket Media is a global education company that’s created an innovative e-mentoring program making a critical difference in the lives of children in need. CricketTogether, Cricket Media’s e-mentoring platform, leverages technology to bring working professionals into the lives of children in third through fifth grade around the […]

Cricket Media and IEEE Launch ‘eMentorship’ Platform to Build the Next-Generation Stem Workforce

McLean, VA — As part of the global commitment to develop a robust STEM workforce for the future, Cricket Media, Inc. and IEEE, the world’s largest technical professional organization advancing technology for humanity, announced a partnership to create TryEngineering Together, a unique “eMentorship” platform giving companies a resource to mobilize their employees as volunteers to inspire […]

An Online Reading Platform Fostering Friendships Between Low-Income Kids and Mentors

Anne Field , FORBES CONTRIBUTOR.  For the past decade, Nina Zolt has been focused on a particular passion: raising literacy and problem–solving skills of low-income kids by connecting them to online pen pals/mentors. In the late 1990’s, she co-founded a nonprofit, which she later turned into a for-profit, now called Cricket Media. Cricket Media Kids participating […]

The service link: Using volunteerism to boost employee engagement

Corporate social responsibility (CSR) is evolving in ways companies may not have anticipated. It’s more than just taking comfort in the knowledge that a company is a good community steward; employers are also finding that employees want to work for businesses that have an impact — and they want to be active participants in those […]

Cricket Media Launches New Platform for Empowering Teachers to Create Independent Learning Paths for Students at ISTE 2017

Company Invites Teachers to Apply to Teach with CricketTogether, a Learning Environment with Powerful Writing Tools, Compelling Content and Teacher-Mediated, 1:1 Relationships with eMentors SAN ANTONIO (PRWEB) JUNE 26, 2017  Today at ISTE 2017 Cricket Media launched CricketTogether™, a unique, innovative eMentoring platform that helps teachers create independent learners by combining powerful writing tools, compelling […]

Cricket Media Launches New Platform for Empowering Teachers to Create Independent Learning Paths for Students at ISTE 2017

Company Invites Teachers to Apply to Teach With CricketTogether, a Learning Environment With Powerful Writing Tools, Compelling Content and Teacher-Mediated, 1:1 Relationships With eMentors SAN ANTONIO (PRWEB) JUNE 26, 2017  Today at ISTE 2017 Cricket Media launched CricketTogether™, a unique, innovative eMentoring platform that helps teachers create independent learners by combining powerful writing tools, compelling […]

Cricket Media Partners with PBS Kids to Help Bridge the Summer Learning Gap with Fun-Filled Literacy and Exploration Activities

Local PBS Member Stations Will Have Access to Issues of Cricket’s Award-Winning Science Magazine, CLICK, Copies of “My Nature Notebook” Encouraging Backyard Exploration and More; Summer Partnerships Also Include a Sponsorship of WTTW-TV’s 24/7 PBS KIDS Channel in Chicago McLean, VA May 23, 2017 – This June, Cricket Media joins with PBS KIDS to help […]